Europe for Citizens, a city-friendly EU programme

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator Between 2007-2013, the program “Europe for Citizens» has contributed to the promotion of active European citizenship. Thus, EU supports each year different types of actions, grouped into four main areas: “Active citizens for Europe ‘(town-twinning and citizens’ projects and support measures), “Active civil society in Europe “(structural support…

Bilateral links in the Channel/Manche area … and beyond

A brief by Chris Huggins**, from the Centre for European and International Studies Research Since the late 1980s local and regional authorities in southern England and northern France have co-operated on a bilateral basis. These links differed from the traditional post-war twinning links between cities, towns and other smaller communities. Rather than a narrow focus on…